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Le Duguay Trouin

13183
Nominal Guns74W006
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down15.11.1794W006
Acquired25.3.1800W006
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis W006
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class (1788)W006
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1793-1836
W006
CategoryThird RateW006
National RatePremier RangW006
Ship TypeShip of the LineW006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured4.11.1805W006
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Implacable' (1805) (74) 1805-1949
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1943 Renamed "Foudroyant"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 6"Imperial Inch4.5974 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148' 11 ⅝"Imperial Inch3.7592 (12′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 11"Imperial Inch1.2192 (3′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 7"Imperial Inch0.508 (1′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,895 2294Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


1805Broadside Weight = 910 French Livre (982.072 lbs 445.445 kg)W006
Gun Deck4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Gun Deck16 French 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782700Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1805 - 3.11.1805Capitaine de Vaisseau
Claude TouffetFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1805
TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1803Action of 1803-08-29
2.9.1803Action of 1803-09-02
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
4.11.1805Taken by the British At the Battle of Cape Ortegal

 

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